Ventura County Astronomical Society       Space Shuttle Payload Specialist, Gary Bostrup will give an in depth talk about the science behind backyard telescope astronomy at the Moorpark College Forum Fri. Sept. 21st, from 7:15 – 9:00 pm.  Math will happen. Free admission and parking. Vcas.org PSA for VCAS – Free Astronomy Talk  – Fri, Sep 21 7:15 pm to 9:00 pm […]

Ventura County Astronomical Society       The Super Massive Black Hole at the Center of Our Galaxy”   Friday, October 19th from 7:15 to 9 pm Moorpark College Forum 7075 Campus Rd, Moorpark, CA 93021 Admission and parking are FREE For more info go to: www.vcas.org Follow us on Facebook: Ventura County Astronomical Society […]

Ventura County Astronomical Society         Jan 25 (Fri), 7:15-9 p.m. “To Boldly Go… Well you know.” Dr. Marc Rayman of JPL will give an update on the Dawn Mission.  Launched in September 2007 with futuristic ion powered engines it’s Still Going Strong! Join us for an update with the latest pictures from Dawn – Moorpark […]

Ventura County Astronomical Society         Feb 22, 7:15-9 p.m. “Stellar Deaths – to Fizzle or Explode.” Dr. Anna Ho of CalTech will explore the mysterious phenomena surrounding stars as they die.  Join us for this exciting talk and PowerPoint presentation – Moorpark College Forum, 7075 campus Dr. Admission and parking are free. www.VCAS.org _ _ _ […]

Mar 15, 7:15-9 p.m. “Ultra-Luminous X-Ray Sources.” Dr Omer Blaes of UCSB will show us the “brightest” x-ray sources in our universe and discuss what is known about these mysterious phenomena.  Moorpark College Forum – Moorpark College Forum, 7075 campus Dr. Admission and parking are free. www.VCAS.org   PSA for Ventura County Astronomical Society – Fri Mar 15 2019 […]

Ventura County Astronomical Society         Apr 26, 7:15-9 p.m. “Einstein and Light.” Dr Robert Piccioni, Author of 50 books and Expert on Einstein will explore how Einstein’s discoveries revealed the true nature of light and what astronomers learn from light’s gravitational lensing, redshifts, and atomic fingerprints.  Moorpark College Forum – Moorpark College Forum, 7075 campus […]

Ventura County Astronomical Society         Fri, May 17, 7:15-9 pm “The Universe in InfraRed.” Scientist Gary Bostrup, of Rockwell International, will show us our universe in InfraRed through sensors he helped design now found in many space-based telescopes like Hubble, and in many observatories on the ground.  Moorpark College Forum, 7075 campus Dr. Admission and parking […]

Ventura County Astronomical Society         In Cooperation with VCAS member Pam Hoffman of Everyday Spacer: VCAS members are invited to her next Star Party in Newbury Park Saturday, June 1st @ 5 pm near Satwiwa Park FMI and directions follow this link: Pam Hoffman’s Astronomy Meet-Ups: Everyday Spacer  _________________________________________________ And Remember the next […]

Ventura County Astronomical Society     A Family Friendly Star Party for ages 6 and up Sat. June 8th, from 8:00 to 10:00 pm at the Moorpark College Observatory. Watch a PowerPoint on what’s up then marvel at what’s up through the best telescopes in Ventura County.  7075 Campus Rd. Free Parking and Admission. FMI vcas.org Join us at the […]